News Flash

Posted on: March 25, 2022

City of Portland Updates Health and Safety Requirements

Newsflash 2022

The City of Portland announced today an update to its safety protocols for events at its indoor facilities. Effective April 1, 2022, proof of vaccination or negative test is no longer required for events at indoor venues, including Merrill Auditorium, the...

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City News
Posted on: December 14, 2021

City Updates Health and Safety Requirements

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The City of Portland announced today an update to its safety protocols for events at its indoor facilities to include proof of vaccination for all ages five and older. These changes will go into effect on January 1, 2022, and will continue to be reviewed ...

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Parks, Recreation & Facilities
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Tree to be Delivered to Monument Square This Thursday

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The City of Portland’s Arborist, Jeff Tarling, reports that this year’s tree – which is scheduled to be delivered to Monument Square on Thursday, November 18 – was found yet again by coincidence. The 40' Balsam Fir, located on Epping Street in the Riverto...

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Parks, Recreation & Facilities
Posted on: July 18, 2017

City Begins Urban Forest Inventory in Portland

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 Today, the City of Portland and the USDA Forest Service’sForest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Program began an urban inventory of trees, green space, and ground cover on public and private land for the greater Portland metropolitan area. The crew...

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Parks Department Parks, Recreation & Facilities
Posted on: December 9, 2021

Lyseth Playground Renovations Project Hub Is LIVE!!

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Our Lyseth Playground Renovation project hub is live! Stay tuned to this project page for future updates to the project. We are working towards getting the renovation ready for summer 2022 construction, when school is out of session.

The Lyseth Playground ...

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Additional Info... Parks & Rec Spotlight
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Join our Recreation Team! We increased our starting rate!

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JOIN OUR RECREATION TEAM! We have increased our starting pay and want you to join us!! We are seeking Recreation Programmers in our Before and After the Bell Programs and Community Centers. We have fun and exciting positions that we need to fill right now...

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Additional Info... Parks and Rec News
Posted on: December 24, 2021

City News Round Up: Friday, December 24, 2021

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To translate this News Round Up, click here to view in browser.Please check our agenda center for the full schedule of upcoming Committees, Boards, and Commission meetings. The next City Council meeting is on Monday, January 3 at 5:00 PM; a City ...

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Posted on: December 30, 2021

City News Round Up: Friday, December 31, 2021

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Please check our agenda center for the full schedule of upcoming Committees, Boards, and Commission meetings. The next City Council meeting is on Monday, January 3 at 5:00 PM; a City ...

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